Nicole Kidman under fire for ad campaign for airline accused of 'abhorrent' policies

April 7, 2015 8:35 PM

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NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Actress and U.N. women's rights ambassador Nicole Kidman came under fire on Tuesday for her role as the face of Etihad Airways, the second-largest airline of the United Arab Emirates.

In an open letter to Kidman, the Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA) criticized the Australian star for associating with a company with "abhorrent" policies for female employees, and for the country's poor track record on women's rights.

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